Didactics and Tec...
Follow
Find tag "safety"
53.5K views | +56 today
Didactics and Technology in Education
Almost "everything" about new approaches in Education
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by Rui Guimarães Lima from visualizing social media
Scoop.it!

How and Why Social Engineering Works [Infographic]

How and Why Social Engineering Works [Infographic] | Didactics and Technology in Education | Scoop.it

For many people in today’s world, being “online” has become a constant status. High-speed internet, smart phones and tablet PC’s have enabled us to stay connected whenever and wherever we are.

Social hackers capitalize on vulnerabilities when it comes to keeping personal details private, and the problem has only seemed to get worse as the digital age has developed.

Techniques as simple as looking over a shoulder as someone enters bank details or passwords are often used, as well as sending out deceiving emails ridden with malware and viruses that can take control of your computer. Hackers pose as a trusted entity in email blasts that utilize mind tricks to get the viewer to click on the link that will trigger the infection of your computer.

Everyone with an internet connection is vulnerable, and public awareness is the first step in ending this growing problem...


Via Lauren Moss
more...
Cam's curator insight, March 12, 2013 1:50 AM

Infographics are always fun!

Rescooped by Rui Guimarães Lima from Informatics Technology in Education
Scoop.it!

Safebook Infographic for schools

Safebook Infographic for  schools | Didactics and Technology in Education | Scoop.it
  I came across this infographic recently created by Fuzion PR Agency based in Cork. I think that it really sums up visually the message of how to stay safe online when using Social Networks like Facebook.

 

They’re inviting schools to print it out here and put it up around school buildings to hopefully remind students on the best ways to avoid and deal with any cyberbullying issues.


Via Anna Ka